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I highly recommend this podcast with Prof Yew-Kwang Ng, a pioneer of many ideas. Top…
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july 2018 by rajekas
People sometimes ask me what the opposite of is. I think Friend of the Earth's new campaign agai…
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june 2018 by rajekas
What the EA community can learn from the rise of the neoliberals
Note: This post should note be taken as an endorsement of neoliberal ideas or policies. Instead, the post is intended to be a case study of how the neoliberals built an influencial intellectual movement over a relatively short perior of time. John Maynard Keynes
effectivealtruism  politics  diamat 
april 2018 by neilscott
Effective Altruism is self-recommending
A parent I know reports (some details anonymized): Recently we bought my 3-year-old daughter a “behavior chart,” in which she can earn stickers for achievements like not throwing tantru…
march 2018 by nfultz
John Gray: Dear Google, please solve death
Meet the transhumanists who believe that the brain can outlive the body.
article  technology  transhumanism  google  editorial  effectivealtruism 
september 2017 by dwight
EA Has A Lying Problem
I am currently writing up a response to criticism of this post and will have it up shortly. Why hold EA to a high standard? “Movement drama” seems to be depressingly common -- whenever people set out to change the world, they inevitably pick fights with each other, usually over trivialities. What’s the point, beyond…
july 2017 by nfultz
5 Problems with Effective Altruism
The growing Effective Altruism movement seeks to help people give to charity in a smarter way. But is philanthropy really the most effective way to challenge global injustice?
july 2017 by nfultz
IDinsight helps leaders in developing countries use evidence to improve their social impact.
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january 2017 by mmmb

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